Free Press Journal
  • Monsoon session of Parliament to begin from July 18

    New Delhi: The Monsoon session of Parliament is set to begin on July 18 and end on August 10 with the triple talaq bill among the legislative items topping the government’s agenda. The session will have nearly 18 sittings, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters here.

  • Delhi High Court asks authorities not to cut trees till July 4

    New Delhi: In a relief to residents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked authorities not to axe till July 4 the 16,500 trees sanctioned by the Centre for the redevelopment of six south Delhi colonies. A bench of Justice Vinod Goel and Justice Rekha Palli directed the National Buildings Construction Corp (NBCC) not to cut the trees till the next date of hearing on July 4.

  • Aam Aadmi Party welcomes Delhi High Court stay on cutting of trees

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court stay on cutting of thousands of trees in Delhi till July 4. “AAP welcomes the decision of the High Court to stay any further felling of trees in Central Government’s VIP housing project in Delhi. It was a daylight mass murder to fell 17,000 trees,” AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj tweeted.

  • Dubai likely to host Kabaddi World Cup in 2019

    Dubai: Dubai is all set to host the fourth edition of the Kabaddi World Cup in 2019. This will be the main agenda of discussion in the International Kabaddi Federation’s annual general body meeting that will take place here on June 29, on the sidelines of the six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai. The IKF president Janardan Singh Gehlot told PTI here that their main objective to organise the one-off Kabaddi Masters here was to organise

  • Lucknow inter-faith passport row: Sushma Swaraj receives death threats on Twitter, gets trolled; Congress comes out in support

    Sushma Swaraj faced abusive comments on Twitter after the row over issuance of passports to inter-faith couple in Lucknow. Last week, a passport official in Lucknow had allegedly misbehaved with the couple- Tanvi Seth and Mohammad Anas Siddiqui and rejected their passport application and asked her husband to convert to Hinduism. The officer was transferred and thus, the external affairs minister has

  • Narendra Modi holds talks with Seychelles President Danny Faure

    New Delhi: Talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Seychelles President Danny Faure are underway, during which cooperation in key areas such as defence and security is expected to be discussed. The meeting between the two leaders are going on at Hyderabad House.


    Maharashtra Legislative Council polls: Voting underway in four seats

    Mumbai: Voting was underway today for the biennial elections to four seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Council. Elections were being held today for the Mumbai Graduates’, Mumbai Teachers’, Konkan Graduates’ and Nashik Teachers’ constituencies of the Legislature’s Upper House.

  • RBI may hike rates further to check inflation: HSBC

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is expected to push key policy rates higher again in order to keep inflation in check, says an HSBC report. Earlier this month, the central bank had upped its retail inflation projection by 0.30 per cent and kept the policy stance in the neutral zone, even as it hiked the key rate by 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent.

  • Muzaffarnagar: Four killed, five injured in scrap shop explosion

    Muzaffarnagar: Four people were killed and five others injured in an explosion in a scrap shop in Muzaffarnagar’s Sarvat Road area today, police said. The blast took place when some people were breaking scrap material in the shop under the Civil Lines police station, Circle Officer Harish Bhadoria said.

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    IndiGo’s Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar quits

    New Delhi: IndiGo today said its Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar is leaving the airline and would be replaced by William Boulter. Kumar, who has been associated with the no-frills carrier for the last 12 years, has put in his papers to pursue other career interests, IndiGo said in a release.

  • Confirmed! Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif starrer dance film to go on floor in December

    Well, while major projects like YRF’s Sui Dhaaga and Karan Johar’s Kalank are keeping Varun Dhawan busy, Katrina Kaif is currently touring with Salman Khan. The two actors, not surprisingly, have jam-packed schedules. So, Remo D’Souza is now planning to take his next a little slow with the film featuring the duo going on floor in December.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Uruguay vs Russia

    Russia and Uruguay face off for the first place in Group A today Monday at 7:30 pm (IST) at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Both sides are already through to the knockout stages after collecting six points from six, although team Russia boast a far superior goal difference.

  • Saketh Myneni jumps 85 places to touch 362 in ATP rankings after Fergana show

    New Delhi: Saketh Myneni made a massive 85-place jump to touch 362 in the latest ATP singles rankings following his exploits at the Fergana Challenger where he reached the semifinals. Myneni had lost half of the 2017 season due to a foot injury but has made a strong comeback this year. He had recently won an ITF Futures singles title in Uzbekistan.

  • Lionel Messi’s family, friends celebrate his 31st birthday

    Buenos Aires: Argentina national team star Lionel Messi has turned 31 and his family and friends flooded social media with their well-wishes. Messi’s wife, Antonella Ruccozzo, who stayed in Argentina while her husband competes in the World Cup in Russia was the first to wish him a happy birthday, reports Efe.

  • LOL! Deepika Padukone’s hilarious reaction to Ranveer Singh’s mohawk look

    Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is very well-known for his quirky style statement. From very flamboyant fashion choices to experimenting with his physical features, the actor does it all without any hesitation. But, it seems like he was always this quirky and he has his childhood pictures to prove it. Also, it seems like his rumoured girlfriend Deepika Padukone is not always excited about for his quirky sense of style.Ranveer Singh recently shared

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    Mumbai: CID still probing 2009 complaint of conspiracy to kill Anna Hazare

    Osmanabad: Nine years on, the Maharashtra CID is still probing a complaint filed by social activist Anna Hazare against former state minister Padamsinh Patil for allegedly conspiring to kill him, according to an RTI query. Hazare had lodged the complaint in September 2009 against Patil and four others for allegedly giving ‘supari’ (contract) to one Parasmal Jain to kill the social activist.

  • Deepika Padukone to star in the remake of Sridevi’s superhit film?

    There will be no one like Sridevi. The Bollywood superstar appeared in multiple blockbusters and now as per the reports in DNA, one of her film is going to be remade and is offered to Deepika Padukone. Meanwhile, the name of the movie hasn’t been revealed but it was a project which was made four decade ago with Sridevi in the lead. The reports suggest that the